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SeeChange Health Insurance to Provide Emmi Solutions Health Management Tools to Members

STUDIO CITY, Calif., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers insured by SeeChange Health Insurance (www.SeeChangeHealth.com), the leader in value-based benefit design solutions for small and mid-sized employers, will gain access to cutting-edge health management and treatment decision support tools through a new partnership with Emmi Solutions (www.emmisolutions.com). Emmi Solutions, a pioneer in patient engagement technology, provides interactive online programs that empower patients to take action around a health care event or condition.

Both SeeChange Health and Emmi Solutions encourage members to be more involved with their health and wellness in order to make smarter health care decisions. "This partnership with Emmi Solutions gives our members powerful educational tools to manage health conditions outside of the clinical setting," said Martin Watson, CEO of SeeChange Health. "It's another step in our efforts to make it easy for members to engage in and better manage their health, ultimately improving their health and reducing medical costs over the long-term."

Emmi Solutions' multimedia programs give members the knowledge, skills, and confidence they need to take a central role in the management of a chronic condition such as asthma, diabetes, or heart disease. They are also given the tools needed to participate in important treatment decisions in partnership with their physician, a process known as shared decision-making. "Healthcare providers, employers and insurers are focused on finding solutions that improve quality while also reducing costs but they have historically struggled with member engagement," said Bob Tavares, Vice President of Care Management at Emmi Solutions. "SeeChange Health is changing the game by making it easy and enjoyable for members to become involved in their health while also incentivizing them to do so. We are pleased to be partnering with a company that shares our values around empowering patients."

About SeeChange Health, LLC
SeeChange Health delivers plans, technology and services aimed at creating better health and quality of life for employees, increasing workforce productivity, and lowering health care costs by encouraging individuals to play an active role in managing their health to prevent, detect and treat serious health conditions. Its SeeChange Health Insurance division provides value-based benefit plans to fully insured employer groups in California and Colorado. The SeeChange Health Solutions division provides consumer engagement and health incentive technology platforms to employers, health plans and third party administrators delivering the cost-controlling advantages of value-based benefit plans. For more information, visit www.SeeChangeHealth.com.


About Emmi Solutions, LLC
Emmi's proprietary interactive communication methodology delivers actionable health information to members via multiple modalities – including computers, mobile phones and tablets – at key moments across the continuum of care. Emmi's ability to connect with people in language they understand at a time they are ready to learn and through the devices they already own has been demonstrated to help reduce costs, increase revenue and improve outcomes. The patented platform tracks the delivery and consumption of information to measure the clinical and financial impact of member engagement and meet regulatory guidelines. The web-based platform requires no installation or maintenance and can be used in stand-alone mode or fully integrated into existing systems.

For more information, visit www.emmisolutions.com.

Contact:
Susan Cotton
818.824.9164
scotton@SeeChangeHealth.com

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SOURCE SeeChange Health Insurance